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Eugenia Mitchelstein

Victoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Associate professor and Chair, Department of Social Sciences, Universidad de San Andrés; Co-Director, Center for the Study of Media and Society in Argentina (MESO)


Eugenia Mitchelstein is associate professor and director of the Department of Social Sciences at Universidad de San Andrés (Argentina), and co-director of the Center for the Study of Media and Society. She has published more than twenty peer-reviewed articles and is co-author of two books and an edited volume.

Scholarly beginnings

A research idea

Envisioning possible futures in the field of communication and media studies

Learn more about Prof. Mitchelstein’s journey

Selected readings

Boczkowski, P. J., & Mitchelstein, E. (2021). The Digital Environment: How We Live, Learn, Work, and Play Now. MIT Press.

Mitchelstein, E., & Boczkowski, P. J. (2021). What a Special Issue on Latin America Teaches Us about Some Key Limitations in the Field of Digital Journalism.

Mitchelstein, E., Boczkowski, P. J., Tenenboim-Weinblatt, K., Hayashi, K., Villi, M., & Kligler-Vilenchik, N. (2020). Incidentality on a continuum: A comparative conceptualization of incidental news consumption. Journalism, 21(8), 1136-1153.

Mitchelstein, E., Andelsman, V., & Boczkowski, P. J. (2019). Joanne Public vs. Joe Public: news sourcing and gender imbalance on Argentine digital media. Digital Journalism, 7(10), 1311-1327.

Boczkowski, P. J., & Mitchelstein, E. (2013). The news gap: When the information preferences of the media and the public diverge. MIT press.


Watch Prof. Mitchelstein present on “A medium of one's own: Women and the media in Argentina” at the Center for Latinx Digital Media

Listen to Prof. Mitchelstein’s insights about her professional journey in El Café Latinx podcast